David Zeitler, Associate Professor
Grand Valley State University
Statistics Department
1 Campus Drive, Allendale, MI 49401

Office: A-1-108 Mackinac
Phone: 616-331-2825
Email: zeitlerd@gvsu.edu
Homepage: http://faculty.gvsu.edu/zeitlerd/



Biography

Education:
Ph.D., Statistics, Western Michigan University, 2001.

M.S., Applied Statistics, Western Michigan University, 1988.

M.S., Systems Science/Operations Research, Michigan State University, 1983.

B.S., Statistics, Michigan State University, 1978.

Professional Experience:
Academic

Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, Grand Valley State University. (August 2009 - Present).

Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Grand Valley State University. (August 2004 - August 2009).

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Grand Valley State University. (August 2003 - August 2004).

Adjunct Instructor, Department of Statistics, Grand Valley State University. (January 2003 – April 2003).

Professional

Owner, Foundation Stochastics, LLC. (January 2014 - Present).

Consultant - AGV Systems Development, Savant Automation, Inc. (June 2005 - December 2014).

Consultant AGV Systems and Control Development, Siemens Logistics and Automation. (June 2004 - June 2005).

Principle Engineer, Controls Department, Siemens Dematic. (October 1998 - April 2004).

Senior Technical Engineer, Integrated Systems Group, Siemens Dematic. (October 1994 - October 1998).

Group Staff Engineer, Analysis and Simulation Department, Smiths Industries. (1988 - 1994).

Section Manager, Software Verification and Validation, Smiths Industries. (1985 - 1988).

Senior Engineer, Lear Siegler Avionics Systems. (1981 - 1985).

Statistical Programer, Computer Laboratory, Michigan State University. (1979 - 1981).


Memberships:
American Statistical Association.

Big Data and Hadoop Users Group of West Michigan. (January 2015 - Present).

Co-organizer, West Michigan R Users Group. (December 2015 – Present).

Curriculum Vitae

Current CV

Current Community Service Activity

Big Data Ignite 2017 Program Committee Chair

West Michigan R Users Group Co-Organizer (2015-Present).

Science Olympiad coach for Caledonia Community Schools (2002-Present).

Research and Development

Dr. Zeitler is currently working on the following:

  • Exploring Statistical Machine Learning

  • Data Analysis for the GVSU Biomechanical Lab and related research projects

  • Autonomous Guided Vehicle systems and software

Teaching

STA 215, Intro Applied Statistics, 29 courses.

STA 216, Intermediate Applied Statistics, 1 course.

STA 220, Statistical Modeling for EGR, 7 courses.

STA 313, Prob and Stochastic Proc, 1 course.

STA 314, Statistical Quality Methods, 6 courses.

STA 380, Special Topics in Statistics, 6 courses.

STA 418, Computing and Graphics with R, 1 course.

STA 421, Bayesian Data Analysis, 1 course.

STA 426, Multivariate Data Analysis, 2 courses.

STA 518, Computing and Graphics with R, 1 course.

STA 526, Multivariate Data Analysis, 2 courses.

STA 580, Selected Topics in Statistics, 5 courses.

STA 590, Independent Study - R, 1 course.

*STA 610, Appl Stats for Health Prof, 21 courses.

*STA 615, Design of Experiments for Egrs, 6 courses.

*STA 622, Stats Methods for Biologists, 2 courses.

* Current semester.


Numerous independent studies, graduate and undergraduate projects as well as serving on many masters thesis committees from Health Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Computer Science and Engineering.


Course websites: http://moodle.stat.gvsu.edu